Deep-fried and addictive, the sweet little cakes called fritters are tasty blends of sweet and savory ingredients. Calling on corn, seafood, or apples, these easy recipes make crispy and delicious fritters every single time.

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Cilantro-Flecked Corn Fritters with Chile-Mint Sauce

Food & Wine

These delicate and slightly sweet fritters from Devi Garh palace-hotel are deliciously flecked with cilantro leaves and held together simply by the starch in the corn. A dusting of flour just before they're pan-fried gives them a light, crisp crust. For a richer flavor, cook the fritters in unsalted butter instead of vegetable oil.

Total: 1 hr

Corn Fritters with Tomato-Corn Salsa

Family Circle

Farm fresh kernels of corn serve double duty in this recipe that can be used as both an appetizer and main dish.

Sweet Holiday Fritters

Better Homes and Gardens

Serve these sweet dough and fruit fritters for breakfast, brunch, or as a an appetizer or dessert.

Savory Holiday Fritters

Better Homes and Gardens

Savory fritters, filled with walnuts, Parmesan cheese, and rosemary, make for an appetizer that guests will remember.

Total: 50 mins


Better Homes and Gardens

In Mexico, these fritters are often served at Christmas. Some sprinkle them with cinnamon sugar while others prefer them with a drizzle of cinnamon syrup.

Autumn Apple Fritters

Better Homes and Gardens

Tart apples and a lemony batter add a tasty tang to these fun fall fritters--great for snacks or a quick dessert.

Total: 30 mins

Clam Fritters

Better Homes and Gardens

This cornmeal fritter recipe is a delicious example of a Southerner's staple.

Apple Cider Doughnuts

Better Homes and Gardens

An apple pie spice glaze is drizzled on these homemade doughnuts right before serving. Set these out at breakfast or brunch and watch them disappear.

Baked Sweet Potato Fritters with Yogurt-Chive Dipping Sauce

Try this recipe for Baked Sweet Potato Fritters for a simple appetizer, as a vegetarian main dish or as a fresh and modern take on a veggie burger.

Fresh Corn Fritters

Fine Cooking Magazine

Try these as an appetizer, served with , as a side with grilled chicken or fish, or for breakfast with maple syrup.

Total: 30 mins
Total: 13 mins

Banana Corn Fritters


Savory, smoky and slightly sweet, these are great with roast pork loin, a hearty bowl of black bean soup or barbecued chicken legs and coleslaw. Dotted with creme fraiche, they make an exotic appetizer.

Total: 30 mins

Fresh Corn Cakes with Cilantro Cream

Diabetic Living

A low-fat Greek yogurt, cilantro and lime dip is the perfect creamy complement to warm and crunchy pan-fried Corn Cakes.

Total: 35 mins

Latkes: Making a Family Tradition Brand New

The story of Hanukkah tells of the miracle oil that was only supposed to last one day but actually burned for eight days. Hence, eight days of celebration, eight days of latkes (potato pancakes), donuts, fritters, and other foods cooked in oil. Also, until last year, eight days of our kids nagging, whining, and demanding presents.

31 Days of Great Grilling: Barbecued Salmon with Corn Relish

Knee high by the fourth of July, and on the grill or bust in August (ok, not a great rhyme, but it's our warm-weather mantra). Just-picked corn is what's on our summer menus -- whether that means corn on the cob or succotash or fritters or just about any shape those gorgeous yellow and white kernels want to take. In this recipe, corn relish gives a tasty oomph to a simple grilled salmon that's lightly seasoned with salt, pepper and barbecue sauce.

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